Tag Archives: White Supremacy

Ta-Nehisi Coates explains why white people can’t say the N-word

It’s a question that comes up again and again in discussions of race: Why can’t white people use the n-word, even as many black people use it, particularly in rap songs and other media? Ta-Nehisi Coates, a writer at the … Continue reading

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Black lawmaker presses Facebook to stop racially charged Russian ads

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus is pushing Facebook to strengthen its advertising standards after Russian operatives used the company’s ad service to attack groups like Black Lives Matter during the 2016 election s. In a letter sent to … Continue reading

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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Baltimore, Black Lives Matter, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, collusion, Current Events, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Protests | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Pennsylvania fire chief calls Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a ‘no-good nigger’ over NFL protests

A fire chief from Pennsylvania has apologized for calling Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a “no-good n*gger” after his team did not come out onto the field for the national anthem during this Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. CBS Pittsburgh … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Current Events, hate, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Oppression, racial terror, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Dolphins safety Michael Thomas get emotional when talking about Trump calling him “a son of a bitch”

Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas said he had to take action to make the world a better place for his daughter after President Trump attacked NFL players like him who kneel during the national anthem. Thomas became emotional while talking … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Trump calls NFL Players Who Kneel a “Son of a Bitch”

President Trump told a crowd at a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) on Friday night that they should “pick up and leave” NFL games if they see players kneeling during the national anthem. “When people like yourselves … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Bullying, Current Events, Donald Trump, News, NFL, Open Thread, Police bruality, Protests, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 79 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Protests Erupt in St Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted of Murder

Protesters take to the streets of St. Louis for the 3rd day https://t.co/NqM85Z9Stg https://t.co/y34QhBYIw9 — CNN (@CNN) September 17, 2017

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Criminal Justice, Current Events, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments